Potential radiation impact of the burial of the “Klivazh” facility on the Yunkom mine

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4538369

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the ecological and geological environment, nuclear explosion, groundwater, contamination, the geological conditions, migration of radionuclides

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Today, the issues of assessing natural and man-made risks in the area of the Joint Forces operation related to the flooding of the mine by Yunk are relevant. The risks of groundwater contamination and groundwater with radionuclides from the “Klivazh” facility, which was formed as a result of an underground nuclear explosion, increase in the absence of the pumping possibility of mine water from this mine. Radiation threats caused by the passive flooding of this facility create a number of negative consequences for the territories controlled by Ukraine. Therefore, there is an urgent need to assess the risk of contamination of the surrounding areas with radionuclides cesium-137, strontium-90 from the “Klivazh” facility. Given the existing hybrid war in eastern Ukraine, the solution to this problem can be considered as an element of analytical assessment of the predicted consequences of the “environmental war” against Ukraine.

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Yevhenii Yakovliev , The Institut of Telecommunication and Global Information Space of National Academy of Science of Ukraine

Сhief Researcher, Doctor of Engineering

Sergiy Chumachenko , The National University of Food Technologies

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Head of the Department of Information Systems

Yevhenii Morsch , Department of Emergency Prevention of the Civil Service of Ukraine for Emergencies

Candidate of Technical Sciences,

Chief Inspector of the Department of Emergency and Rescue Services and Interaction with Executive Bodies

Valentin Romanyuk , The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi

Associate professor of the department

Anatolii Nikitin , The National Defence University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniakhovskyi

Senior lecturer of the department, Philosophy Doctor

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Published

2020-12-31

How to Cite

Yakovliev , Y. ., Chumachenko , S. ., Morsch , Y. ., Romanyuk , V. ., & Nikitin , A. . (2020). Potential radiation impact of the burial of the “Klivazh” facility on the Yunkom mine. Political Science and Security Studies Journal, 1(2), 98-106. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4538369

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